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Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017

Ferrero to bring Tic Tac gum and Kinder Joy eggs to US in 2018

Ferrero has announced new gum products under its Tic Tac brand and Kinder Joy eggs at the recent Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago.

Kinder currently has zero presence in the US market.  Photo: Ferrero

The Buzz: Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017 tweet by tweet

ConfectioneryNews presents the latest innovations and business news in US confections from America’s largest candy & snacks show.

Startup Watch

Vivra Chocolate spots gap in the US premium market for artistry

Startup Vivra Chocolate says it is targeting a gap the US premium chocolate market for fashionable craft chocolate after launching at the Sweets & Snacks Expo.

Be still my beating heart: Chocolate’s 'anti-fluttering' qualities highlighted

The link between moderate chocolate intake and lower risk of irregular heartbeat may be due to chocolate’s flavanol content, say researchers.

Trans-fats' cell death role more direct than previously thought: Study

The action of trans-fatty acids (TFAs) may be more damaging to cells than previously thought, as a study reveals the mechanism by which cell death occurs faster, leading to atherosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes.

Interpack 2017

Pladis appoints Bosch as favored technology supplier

United Biscuits owner Pladis signed a preferred supplier agreement with Bosch Packaging Technology at Interpack 2017.

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